Daniel Bansal

Daniel Bansal staff profile photoLecturer
Email: daniel.bansal@le.ac.uk
Tel: 0116 252 2647

Personal Details

LLB (Coventry), LLM (Birmingham)

Daniel joined Leicester Law School in September 2018. His research and teaching interests lie in the theory and doctrine of criminal law, and equity and trusts. Prior to his appointment, he was a lecturer in law at Coventry University where he was academic course director for the LLB Law programmes. He is currently completing his doctoral thesis on causation in criminal law at the University of Birmingham.

Research Inerests

  • Criminal law (theory and doctrine)
  • Jurisprudence
  • Equity and trusts

Daniel’s primary interests lie in criminal law and theory. He is currently working on his doctoral thesis on causation in criminal law. His research focuses on the nature and role of causation in the criminal law, looking at whether moral responsibility, legal policy, or common-sense notions underpin the common law doctrine.


  • Bansal, D., ‘Bodily modifications and the criminal law’ (2018) Journal of Criminal Law (forthcoming).
  • Bansal, D., ‘Donatio mortis causa in a system of registration’ (2018) 24(7) Trusts & Trustees 667.
  • Bansal, D., ‘Nicola Lacey: In Search of Criminal Responsibility: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions’ (2017) 11(4) Criminal Law and Philosophy 861.

Current Teaching

  • Criminal Law
  • Equity & Trusts.

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